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Brewery workers highlighted in latest ad

10 / 17 / 2017

The latest television ad created by the New Brunswick Union highlights the member who help produce some of the best beer in the world.Employees of Moosehead Breweries are featured in the spot which corresponds with the 150th anniversary of the company."Our members do a tremendous job and we wanted to recognize their contribution to one of our country's most iconic companies," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle.The ad features five different members who work in various parts of the process to...

Health care changes should concern New Brunswickers

9 / 27 / 2017

Recent announcements from the provincial government regarding health care are troubling.Our elected officials have privatized the management of Tele-Care and Extra-Mural programs while dismantling the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.In all cases, the political reasoning has been weak. In the Extra-Mural program, both those who represent the professionals working in the service - including the New Brunswick Union - and those receiving the care have united in calling for government to not allow this to happen.The pleas...

Privatization of Extra-Mural program riddled with questions

9 / 18 / 2017

The changes to the province's Extra-Mural program have united both professionals who provide the service and the patients who receive the care.The province recently announced Medavie would take over management of the service. The contract is for 10-years and has a maximum value of about $4.4 million per year.The New Brunswick Union represents respiratory therapists, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers and dieticians who work in the program. Their concerns mirror those of the New Brunswick Senior Citizens...

Two groups sign first contracts

8 / 16 / 2017

The two newest groups to join the New Brunswick Union officially signed first contracts on Wednesday.Members of the Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home and the Miramichi Senior Citizens Home components each signed one-year agreements with the respective employers.The contracts run until Aug. 16, 2018."We're very pleased these two groups have signed their first contracts," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. "Both sides have worked hard during the bargaining process and should be commended."The contracts are unique as it's the first time...

Craft and Design Instructors agree to new deal

6 / 30 / 2017

The instructors of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design have agreed to a new contract with their employer.The group is represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU).The deal is for five years and three months years and will become official once its signed."The bargaining team on both sides should be congratulated for coming to an agreement on a fair and equitable contract for both sides," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle.Members of this group provide excellent instruction to their...

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